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Northwest Cable News (NWCN)
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Launched December 18, 1995
Owned by Belo Corp.
Picture format 480i
Slogan NW News and Weather 24 Hours a Day
Country United States
Headquarters Seattle, Washington, with KING 5
Sister channel(s) KING-TV, KONG-TV, KGW, KREM-TV, KSKN, KTVB
Website www.nwcn.com
Availability
Cable
On most PNW cable systems Check local listings

Northwest Cable News is a regional 24-hour television news network based in Seattle, Washington. It is similar to New England Cable News, which operates out of the Boston area and covers the New England states.

The service is owned by Belo Corp., and operates out of the KING-TV building in Downtown Seattle.

NWCN covers news in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. It is available to 2.9 million cable and over-the-air users in those principal states, and, to a lesser degree, California, Alaska, and Montana.

The network uses material from co-owned stations KING in Seattle, Washington, KGW in Portland, Oregon, KTVB in Boise, Idaho and KREM in Spokane, Washington. Content-sharing agreements are in place with several other stations.

The network features news and weather programming throughout the day, plus NorthWest Sports Tonight each evening, and Gardening with Ciscoe LIVE call-in show each Friday. Fone Zone is a live call-in show which airs shortly after each Seattle Seahawks game ends on Sundays. The network re-airs Evening Magazine from sister-station KING-TV each evening. Also from KING-TV, Up Front, Gardening with Ciscoe (different from the live show), Northwest Backroads, Sounders FC Weekly, and The Jim Mora Show re-air each weekend. In addition, KGW-TV provides Straight Talk to the Sunday evening line-up.

Some of the network's programming airs on the 24/7 Cable Channel in Boise, a division of sister KTVB. Prior to 2003, the entire network aired on Boise cable systems; it returned to Boise via KTVB-DT3 on August 28, 2009; it was re-added to CableOne on February 12, 2009.

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Current

  • Don Carson - Meteorologist
  • Greg Copeland - Anchor
  • Meg Coyle - Reporter for sister station KING-TV.
  • Lisa Gangle - Sports reporter for sister station KING-TV.
  • Jim Guy - Meteorologist for sister station KING-TV.
  • Cam Johnson - Anchor
  • Shaniqua Manning - Anchor
  • Ed Muir - Meteorologist
  • Renay San Miguel - Freelance Anchor
  • Paul Silvi - Sports Director for sister station KING-TV.
  • Charlotte Stark - Freelance Anchor
  • Chris Swanson - Sports Reporter
  • Lisa Van Cise - Weather Anchor
  • Keisha Burns - Weather Anchor

Former

  • Nick Allard 2006-2009. Currently meteorologist for sister station KGW.
  • Wilson Chow (KREM-TV reporter) 2000-2004 and (KGW reporter) 2004-2008. Currently works for Boeing.
  • Mary Loos 2005-2008. Currently relief weather anchor at sister station KGW.
  • Craig McMorris Prime Time Launch anchor. Currently Anchor/reporter WNEM TV Saginaw, MI
  • Shannon O'Donnell 1995-2001, 2007-2009. Currently freelance meteorologist for KOMO-TV.
  • Erik Sandoval ?-2009. Currently Digital Content Director for KESQ-TV in Palm Springs, CA.
  • Julia Sandstrom 1999-2003. Currently a fill in meteorologist for KHQ-TV and a SWX meteorologist in Spokane, WA.
  • Rebecca Stevenson 2001-2008. Currently chief meteorologist for KIRO-TV.
  • Gaard Swanson Late 1990s to 2002. Currently sports director for KIRO-TV.
  • Chris Warren ?-2009. Currently relief meteorologist for The Weather Channel.

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